Category Archives: Specialty Fruit and Nuts

Canadian Haskap Symposium – Oct 20 and 27, 2021

The Quebec Reference Center for Agriculture and Agri-food (CRAAQ) will be hosting the first Canadian Haskap Symposium in a series of online speaker sessions over two dates, October 20 and 27, 2021. The symposium will cover topics such as the … Continue reading

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Hazelnut Production Update August 13, 2021

Production Update Harvest is approaching! This week, husks are beginning to unfurl and nuts are beginning to change colour in certain varieties. Growers across the province are getting their harvest, cleaning, drying, storage, and processing equipment ready.

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Hazelnut production update July 28, 2021

Current Status Nuts are developing well and harvest will be approaching soon. Squirrels and chipmunks have been very active in orchards and may eat or spoil much of the nut crop before it has a chance to mature. Refer to … Continue reading

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OMAFRA’s Guide to Hazelnut Production in Ontario now available online

Publication 863, Guide to Hazelnut Production in Ontario is now available for download on the OMAFRA website. This 150-page guide provides growers, advisors and researchers with a comprehensive handbook on the basic and advanced methods of producing hazelnuts in Ontario, … Continue reading

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June 29, 2021 Ontario Hazelnut Crop Update

Crop Status As we reach the end of June, most growers are happy with their tree growth and don’t have many production issues to report. Some had experienced sudden death of older and healthy trees near the beginning of the … Continue reading

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Hazelnut Pest Report – June 24, 2021

There’s lots of pest activity in southern Ontario hazelnut orchards at this time. New eastern filbert blight infections are getting ready to burst through bark. Gypsy moth, aphids, scale and bud mite are all active in orchards, as are their … Continue reading

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